Dorothy 'Dot' B. DeLeonardo, age 93, of Beacon St., Hamden, passed away on Feb. 13, 2010 at the Hamden Health Care Center. Dot is the widow of Louis J. DeLeonardo. Born in New Haven on April 21, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Alfonse & Teresa DelVecchio Barile. Dot is survived by her son, John DeLeonardo & his wife Fran; granddaughters, Jeanne & Susan DeLeonardo all of Westport and her sister Mary Murphy of Hamden. She was predeceased by her sisters, Rose Willis & Jean Briar and her brothers, Anthony & Joseph Barile. Dot was a retired Shipping Department Supervisor for the former Voos Company in New Haven. She was a former member of the Hamden Moose Club. Her funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 10:15 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Blessed Sacrament Church. Friends may also visit with her family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM. Interment will take place in Beaverdale Memorial Park.

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  1. John, Fran, Jeanne & Susan – Our sincerest condolences to you on the loss of your beloved mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. John, you must know that the love and devotion you showed your mom is what kept her going strong. She was so blessed to have you all. Ray & Sue

  2. My dear friends John, Fran, Susan and Jeanie: My heart is with all of you. It is so sad, but Dot is finally at peace. You all were so very supportive of her, and an inspiration to others. Love, Alida

  3. Dear John, Fran, Susan and Jeanne, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of losing .Grammy.. She loved you all. We do, too! With lots of love, Aunt Mary, Uncle John, and the whole family

  4. We had some good times at 80 Beacon Street. It seems so long ago. My heartfelt condolences to you John,Fran, Jeanne & Susan and all of the Barile family. Sincerely, Patti Guarino

  5. Dear John, Fran, Susan and Jeanne You know how much we loved your mother,she will be greatly missed. You could not have given her any better care. She was lucky to have you. The memories of Beacon Street will last forever, the good and the bad. Joe, Betty Lou and Family

  6. John, My deepest sympathy goes out to you. Your mom was a wonderful person. She will be deeply missed and she is in my prayers. Your cousin, Anthony

  7. A truly wonderful person, and for the short time we were acquainted; a truly great friend. The garden will surely grow better upon arrival at your next destination…

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